Two labourers were killed on Sunday and 17 injured when their tempo overturned near Idar in Sabarkantha district,police said.
The mishap occurred when a group of labourers,including women and children,were on their way from Himmatnagar to Modesi village,where houses for the state reserve police personnel are under construction,they said.
Two persons were killed on the spot while 17 others including women and children,sustained injuries when the driver of the tempo in which they were travelling lost control of the vehicle near Idar, said police sub-inspector K T Makwana said.
Of the 17 injured,three have been admitted to a local hospital in Idar,while 14 have been referred to Himmatnagar Civil Hospital,said Makwana. A case has been registered and an investigation are under way.